Japan's Naoya Inoue emerged victorious from a 12-round war with Nonito Donaire of the Philippines in the bantamweight final of the World Boxing Super Series.

Dubbed "The Monster" for his big punches, Inoue suffered a cut above his right eye and was forced to fight a cagey tactical battle that kept him ahead on points despite absorbing some punishing blows from his 36-year-old oppponent. The 26-year-old Inoue improved to 19-0 in his pro career.

Here is a collection of photos from the epic battle at Saitama Super Arena on Nov. 7, 2019.

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